Post-Tensioned Anchorages for Engineered Structures

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Title: Post-Tensioned Anchorages for Engineered Structures

Author(s): Edward Schechter and Mario Suarez

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 22

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 139-160

Keywords: anchorage; anchoring; anchors; bond (concrete to reinforcement); concretes; connections; construction; foundations; grout and grouting; post-tensioning; prestressing; prestressing steel; rock anchors; rock (material); soil (material)

Date: 1/1/1969

Abstract:
Describes a new prestressing technology used to connect structures to their foundations. Also describes other methods of anchoring structures by post-tensioning. Several of the principal post-tensioning systems presently in use are illustrated. Examples are shown of a few outstanding structures where these systems and methods have been employed.